Re: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: Any interest?
- In a message dated 10/30/2003 6:56:02 PM Eastern Standard Time, ljack70117@... writes:
Europe is doing.
Actually, in the EU, our labor costs are quite a bit higher than yours. We are required to provide our employees with a minimum of 6 weeks vacation (many have 8 weeks), healthcare is a requirement, retirement guarantees each worker (all are covered) earning under 36,000 euro a year, 80% of that in annual retirement benefits and it only falls to 60% when you hit about 100,000 euro a year. That is expensive to fund!
We could not compete with China or the US making the same things. We have to produce items of a different type or clearly different quality, i.e Ferrari, Mercedes, Armani, Rolex, etc.
- --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, mdavister2@c... wrote:
> I was thinking of making a custom milling machine to overcomeDon't reinvent the wheel if you don't have to - have you looked at:
> some of the shortcomings of the Mini Mill.
It looks like a really cool metal-working machine.